The air is suddenly quite cold. Rick got home from Arkansas this evening, and built a fire in the fireplace. We make homemade pizza and watched White Christmas. Now Rick is teaching AnnaBeth to play Gin Rummy, I'm knitting, and Thalia is curled up on the couch with Harry Potter.
Also, today the Christmas baking commenced -- 8 dozen cookies made for Thalia's choir's fundraiser. Tomorrow the kids will assemble plates of cookies to sell.
By the way, her new skirt fits, but it's a lot more A-line than we expected.
Also, she had the best turnout of any of her troop while standing on the stage ... force of habit from standing in line at Irish Dance, I guess.